Otiende Amollo Bio, Age, Career, Education, Family and Net worth.

Otiende Amollo is a Kenyan Lawyer, a lawmaker, and an astute politician. He is the current member of parliament for the Rarienda Constituency in Siaya County.  Prior to becoming a member of parliament, he had served in several positions in the government and organizations.

Otiende Amollo Age and Place of Birth

Paul Otiende Amollo was born on 1st February 1971 in the Maseno area, Kisumu County. He is 51 years old as of the time of this publication.

Educational Background

Amollo began his studies at Maseno Mixed Primary School, where he excelled, then in 1986, he enrolled at Maranda Boys’ High School.

He excelled academically, being the top student at Maranda High School in 1989 with a KCSE Mean grade of A. (plain). Some of his teachers who got a chance to comment on his conduct constantly affirmed that he was a good student, well-behaved, and a diligent follower of rules.

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He occasionally visits the school to speak with boys and inspire them as one of the most successful Maranda Alumni. Later on, he enrolled in the University of Nairobi’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program, where he earned his initial degree in 1995.

In addition to earning a law degree from the University of Nairobi, he also holds the following academic qualifications.

  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law- 1996
  • Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the University of LUND, Sweden- 1998
  • Master’s degree in Master of Laws (LL.M) from the University of Nairobi (D.A.A.D. German Academic Exchange Program) Scholarship- 2004
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Commissioner of Oath Certified Public Secretary and Notary PublicKenyan Government- 2011
  • Honorary Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) DegreeMaseno University- 2014

Otiende Amollo Political Career

Otiende Amollo was first elected into office as an Mp in the 2017 general elections. He took over from Nicholas Gumbo who has served as Rarienda MP since 2007. In the 2022 general elections, he run again for the position and won by a significant margin.

The MP won reelection with 37,676 votes against his closest competitor Agustin Adhola, who received 23,266 votes under a United Democratic Movement (UDM) ticket.

Rarienda vied for the seat on an ODM ticket after he was handed a direct nomination owing to the fact that he had no competitor in the party.

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Working for the government

Amollo has long been recognized as one of Kenya’s top High Court attorneys (Notary Public, Commissioner for Oaths, and Certified Public Secretary). He now represents the Rarieda Constituency in the National Assembly.

Since 2011, he has served as the Head of the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) for the Kenyan government.